"Sailboat" Retrospective Meeting

Use this creative retrospective meeting template to encourage your team to think about project impediments, risks, and good practices. Curated by Anna Iurchenko, UX Designer at Google Health.

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🏝️ Island

The team’s objectives or vision.

🗿 Rocks

The risks the team might encounter.

⚓ Anchor

Everything that slows the team down on its journey.

💨 Wind

Everything that helps the team reach its objectives.

Step 1

Have everyone write down talking points under the Island, Rocks, and Anchors headings.

Step 2

Discuss and take notes on how to continue the wind-related activities, how to manage the identified risks, and what steps can be made to resolve the issues. Choose the top five issues that need to be addressed.

Step 3

Make a list of action items for each problem and appoint someone to be in charge of each one.

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